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English definition of “lay sb out”

lay sb out

verb uk phrasal verb with lay   /leɪ/ (laid) us  

(DEAD BODY)

to prepare a dead person's body to be buriedFunerals

(HIT)

informal to hit someone so hard that they fall down and become unconscious: Harrison was laid out for several minutes by a blow to the head.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of lay sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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